Discovering A Profile of Alton Bowman

Last Friday I returned home to the San Francisco Bay Area from a conference in Las Vegas. The cool, moist air off the Pacific felt good after the dryness of the desert. An errand sent me to Berkeley and on the way back I detoured to 4th street for a coffee at Bette’s Cafe and a […]

A Long Overdue Visit With Paul Schurch

In March of 2001 I read an excellent article about Paul Schurch in Wood Magazine titled “The Marquetry Magic of Paul Schurch”. I visited with him at his first Santa Barbara studio back in April of 2003 and met him again at the Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings show a couple of years later. We’ve kept in touch […]